A to Z of Style
A to Z of Style
By Amy de la Haye
Illustrator Emma Farrarons
Foreword by Devi Kroell
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2012
  • Price: $19.95
  • Trim Size: 5 18 x 7
  • ISBN: 1-4197-0255-6
  • EAN: 9781419702556
  • Page Count: 144
  • Illustrations: 50 illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: North America

A to Z of Style brings together the secrets of style from the world’s greatest fashion designers, their famous clients, and others from the world of fashion in this delightful illustrated dictionary. This gifty guide preserves the wisdom of fashion’s big names, from Chanel on perfume, to Dior on elegance, to Schiaparelli on hats. This charming compendium is illustrated with newly commissioned line drawings by Emma Farrarons of accessories and clothing from the V&A’s celebrated fashion collection. With timeless advice for women and men alike, this handy guide is essential reading for anyone with a love of fashion and style.

About the author

Amy de la Haye is a curator and dress historian. She is a professor at London College of Fashion and was formerly Curator of 20th Century Fashion at the V&A. She is the author of Chanel. Emma Farrarons is a French illustrator and designer living in London. She has illustrated I Want Those Shoes and The Queen’s English. Devi Kroell launched her namesake label in 2004, specializing in cutting-edge accessories. She quickly won acclaim, receiving the prestigious CFDA Swarovski award in 2006, designing her first ready-to-wear collection in 2008, and opening her flagship store on Madison Avenue in 2009. In 2011, Kroell reemerged with her new line, DAX GABLER.